COLONIAL PERIOD (A.D. 750 - 950)
1Y Hohokam Stone Palette with deep notching on all sides.
Notching was most common in the Santa Cruz Phase. A.D. 850-950
Approximate Dimensions: 4 1/4" by 1 7/8" by 3/8"
2Y Hohokam Stone Palette with high borders that are grooved and notched,
this palette also has a medial groove on all sides as well as being convex on all sides. All this
as well as the two (two abraded off) effigys (possibly of deer or dogs) are characteristic
of the Santa Cruz Phase A.D. 850-950.
Approximate Dimensions: 6 3/8" by 3 1/4" by 3/8"
3N Hohokam Stone Palette fragment. Like the previous one except
without a medial groove (Santa Cruz Phase).
Approximate Dimensions: 4" by 2 3/4" by 1/2"
4Y Hohokam Stone Palette miniature (Santa Cruz Phase)
Approximate Dimensions: 2 1/16" by 15/16" by 5/16"
5N Human shaped palette (Santa Cruz Phase). This palette has a
lightly grooved border with notching on the long sides. The humans body has
a ground oval depression in the middle of the basin. The humans head has
a seperate basin and the ears are drilled with traces of red paint in them.
Approximate Dimensions: 8" by 3 1/2" by 1/4"
6Y Late Santa Cruz Phase Lizard Palette. The basin is the
diamond shaped body of the lizard, the small head is a basin also, the
rest is only slightly higher, save for the grooved lines representing the legs and tail.
It does not have a rectangular grooved border. It has lines scored in the sides and ends and might be considered light notches. Approximate Dimensions: 7 1/4" by 3 1/4" by 1/4"
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